Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

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EDUC 8670

Practicum Capstone

The Practicum Capstone combines reflective practice and professional development in preparing students for a career in language education. Participants integrate theory, research, and conceptual foundations into a coherent and well-informed approach to planning and executing lessons. They also incorporate these three components when developing and deploying instructional materials and assessment instruments. Activities and products prepare participants for entering the language teaching professional and performing admirably therein.

Practicum Capstone Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs):

Articulate their approach to language learning and teaching with explicit reference to sound pedagogical principles

Demonstrate their expert knowledge of language, learning, and teaching

Select appropriate materials for effective language instruction

Plan productive instructional units and lessons to maximize second language learning in all skill areas

Assess student learning meaningfully using a range of formative and summative tools

Reflect critically on their teaching practice in order to build on their strengths and address areas for improvement

Language Education
Transltn, Interpret & Lang Edu
Requirements Fulfilled:


Spring 2018 - MIIS

EDUC8670A-S18 Practicum (Martel)
EDUC8670B-S18 Practicum (Ortactepe)

Fall 2017 - MIIS

EDUC8670A-F17 Practicum (Avineri)
EDUC8670B-F17 Practicum (Sawin)

Spring 2017 - MIIS

EDUC8670A-S17 Practicum (Martel, Hedgcock)

Fall 2016 - MIIS

EDUC8670A-F16 Practicum (Avineri)
EDUC8670B-F16 Practicum (Martel)